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HHS urged to clarify impact of reform ruling on Medicaid
Modern Healthcare

Health policy leaders on Tuesday called for HHS to provide more clarity about what parts of Medicaid were affected by the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision on the healthcare overhaul. The court’s decision eliminating penalties for states that do not expand their Medicaid programs’ eligibility left in doubt whether the law’s other Medicaid provisions remain in effect. The law required Medicaid eligibility for all people with incomes up to 133% of the federal poverty level with a 5% leeway up to 138%.